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Britons rush home from France to beat new quarantine rules

08 August, 2020 9:51 pm 9:51 pm

LONDON/CALAIS, France (Reuters) – Britons rushed home from summer holidays in France on Friday after their government said it would soon impose a 14-day quarantine on travellers from across the Channel due to rising coronavirus infections there. Britain’s government announced late on Thursday that it would impose a quarantine from 0300 GMT on Saturday on … Read More

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Pakistani origin Britons at higher risk of virus deaths, finds study

05 May, 2020 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

LONDON (AFP) – The risk of dying from coronavirus is two to three times higher for England´s black and minority ethnic communities, according to an academic analysis of health service data reported Thursday. The study, by University College London (UCL), is the latest to suggest that the COVID-19 illness hits ethnic minorities in Britain and … Read More

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Let’s get Brexit done and end division in 2020, Johnson tells Britons

01 January, 2020 12:16 pm 12:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would bring his divided nation back together next year when Britain leaves the European Union, telling Britons they were set for a “fantastic year and a remarkable decade”. Fresh from winning a large parliamentary majority in an election just over two weeks ago, Johnson said in … Read More

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Boris says collaborators undermining Britain’s Brexit bet

08 August, 2019 8:37 pm 8:37 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday some British lawmakers hoping to block Brexit were engaged in “terrible” collaboration with the European Union by undermining London’s negotiating hand and so making no deal more likely. Hours after senior lawmakers said they would seek to prevent any attempt to ignore parliament over Brexit, … Read More